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Hide No. 16123 [Reply]
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where can I find German TV or just shows (even American blockbusters) with German dubbing AND with German AND with English subtitles?

American blockbusters with German dubbing would be OK (it should be easy to find English subtitles or rent English version of movie)

https://www.schoener-fernsehen.com/ doesn't have subtitles even in German

learning German frog here
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No. 16760
>>16742
No, that's not it. This video is what was usually supplied with textbooks on audiotapes.
Such shows were like real shows, with video part. Though I don't think they are different much from such voiced dialogues, they just hold your attention with moving pictures.
Thanks anyway.
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No. 16770
>>16202
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0065345/

only german cartoon i know that was advised to me
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No. 16771
>>16733
How about old children shows? There are some quality ones.
Sadly children TV in Germany went from teaching and entertaining to only entertaining in the last few years.

It's not made for teaching a language but they talk loud and clear with easy to understand words in such shows.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPZWb3RSL18

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44F975GfNO0
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No. 16783
>>16733
The only thing I know of that would fit your description is Telekolleg. But I already looked and they don't have a version for beginners' German, or at least I couldn't find it. I am pretty sure something like that also exists in Britain, they should have one for learning German. Sadly I cannot help with a name.

Here is what I am talking about:
https://youtu.be/2Q8P7au6Fww

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as above just a random walk.
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No. 16566
>>16563
I feel bad about saying I wouldn't post here again, so If I can give something back it is good.
I was going to post something Boxing day, I never, say again New Years day, but I just said fuck it, do a night walk and post some pics.
I could be more selective, but I had fun and if you guys want more I'll try, difficulty is only got a phone camera, although I used to take photos at my last job, so I know a little bit, trouble is all these cameras are not real cameras.
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No. 16576
Thanks for sharing. I especially liked your pictures of smaller tucked away places like the 1st pic in >>16546 and the 2nd pic in >>16552 .  Mixing those with broader shots of the streets, along with your narration, made a great night walk IWO.  
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No. 16723
>>16560
>blending east and west
the chinese inhabitants speak english with a thick british posh accent there. well, at least that's what it sounded to me when i heard it, actual brits may disagree.
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No. 16754
>>16563
The last first one had came out is really great! Did not realise it's not a dslr on first glance.

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Official wat nou - thread.
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No. 16715 Kontra
>>16704
>delete the thread.

thumbsup

Hide No. 1165 Systemkontra [Reply]
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What is Ernst currently reading?

Also further planning of the EC reading group.
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No. 16411
>>16387
Thanks! The documentary makes very clear why Ballard is an interesting writer for our present day while not being your typical sci-fi writer indeed. I agree the late books really have no sci-fi setting whatsoever.
Why do I like Ballard? Because I think what he states in the interview is true in many aspects.
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No. 16415
It seems like there aren't many if any actual fiction novels with explicit sexual violence. Is this an untapped niche?
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No. 16441
>>16415
Of course there are. The non-comic-books from fansadox for example. Or the Sandra books by Gord or whatever the name was. Never read any of those, so I can't tell you anything about the writing.

Also, the classic from DeSade, 120 Days of Sodom.
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>>16415
Is that a fact?

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Merry Christmas guys!
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No. 16323 Kontra
Shit right it's practically a day later over there
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No. 16363
Nice elf architecture & esthetics

Hide No. 16242 [Reply]
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I think that this magazine deserves a thread of it's own. What do you think of it?

https://jacobitemag.com/2018/10/02/empty-realm/

And an ironic post:
https://jacobitemag.com/2018/12/10/a-manifesto-for-classical-liberalism/
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No. 16339
>>16305
The author seems to dismiss poltards, mentioning
“The Democrats are the real racists.” “Reality has a liberal bias"

along what an "NPC" would say.
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No. 16342
>>16336
What I meant by that was that on some fundamental level it is intellectual navel gazing to try and find deeper meaning in poltards' buzzword of the month. The fact these memes have been stripped of all contextual meaning should tell you something, and it is why I find ultimately little of value in a person attempting to discuss thirdhand a meme that is being used secondhand bereft of its original meaning. The ultimate product to me of such a discussion is, at best, a very intelligent person often using it as a cudgel or way to shoehorn in what they really want to talk about, which is a grander version of abuse and twisting of meaning of the original meme by certain malefactors. It is reminiscent to me of some adults trying to discuss the meaning of children's internet slang, followed by somebody else trying to write some mini-dissertation on it, all the while not even having a real grasp of the core subject.

It is not a bad article, just somewhat divorced from reality to me.

>>16339
The concept of slogans, thought terminating cliches, and various other thoughtless reflexive responses are not new. It is mainly an expression of rampant anti-intellectualism.
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>>16342
Also here take this OP
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs2HRbOdzB0
Gift for your thoughtful entry into of serious discussions
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No. 16346
>>16342
Thank you for clarifying your point, Ernst.

>>16344
I think this deserves a thread of its own at some point. I am a staunch proponent of normalizing the relations with Turkey.

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Did Ernst take part in any internet adventures (examples will follow)? Not just by reading but by playing an active role.
What did you do? Do you still think about it? I still think very often about the good internet times, especially because i have many screenshots saved.

I am going to start with 1 thing here but i have more to follow if people are interested in this thread.

In 2011 i found a german nazi dating site on the internet and out of interest i decided to register myself as a black man called Abadi. Because i found the reactions kinda hilarious i decided to make a thread about it on KC /b/ (which was still good at that time) and a few minutes later they had more fake accounts on the site than they had real ones. It took a few more hours for the site to go down and i don't think it came back again, at least it wasn't there when i looked for it the last time.

That's the story of how i took down a obscure little dating site with the help of Bernd.
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No. 15506
>>15505
It's strange to see something so honest. The internet pre-multilayer irony was so weird, looking back now.
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No. 15514
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>>15412
>tfw no German nazi gf to put her into re-education camp, mindbreak her and convert into real socialism
Why am I still on the Ukraine? Just to suffer?
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No. 16076
>>15506
What do you mean? People heiling the Hitler without pictures of frogs? That still exists, just not so much on /pol/ and such places
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No. 16239
>>15514
That's a kind of slave trainer I'd actually play. Good golly, I might just create one myself because the idea seems pretty great right now.
... I guess I better wait until I'm fully awake with making decisions, though.

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It's mind boggling to me that people lived in these conditions so recently in advanced nations like Canada and Australia. From wikipedia:

The Golers are a clan of poor, rural families in Canada, on Nova Scotia's South Mountain, near Wolfville, known for inter-generational poverty and the conviction in the 1980s of a large number of family members for sexual abuse and incest.

The Golers lived together in two shacks in a remote wooded area south of the community of White Rock, outside the town of Wolfville. Like most other mountain clans, they were isolated from most of the residents of the farming district in the Annapolis Valley and most of the nearby towns. The Goler adults, some of whom had intellectual disabilities, had little schooling and rarely worked. The Golers supported themselves on a combination of social welfare and occasional labor at the many nearby farms, supplemented by fishing and foraging for berries and other fruits.[1] The children were generally forced to perform any menial chores (such as preparing food or removing trash). Garbage was simply thrown into the attic, until it was completely filled, and then the adults would make the children haul it all out.[1]

From about 1980, several of the children had attempted to tell outsiders and authorities about the abuse they suffered, but were disbelieved and returned to their family who punished them.[1] In 1984, one of the children, a 14-year-old girl, revealed the details of a long history of torture and abuse (physical, sexual, and psychological), to a school official. According to further details uncovered by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, this abuse and forced incestuous relationships had been taking place for multiple generations. As the case was investigated, authorities learned that a number of Goler children were victims of sexual abuse at the hands of fathers, mothers, uncles, aunts, sisters, brothers, cousins, and each other. During interrogation by police, several of the adults openly admitted to, and even boasted about, engaging in many forms of sexual activity, up to and including full intercourse, multiple times with the children. They often went into graphic detail, claiming that the children themselves had initiated the activity.[1]
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No. 16228
Honestly why give a fuck as long as they're diddling their own children and not yours.
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No. 16237
>>16230
Oh a gift, and what is?

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If you were drafted during Vietnam, couldn't you just intentionally score in like the 5th percentile on the Armed Forces Qualification Test to avoid having to go to war? That's what I would do lol.
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No. 16115 Kontra
>>16113
Units of prisoners generally known for excessive brutality, but still effectively a combat formation.

Also, funny you point out others' stupidity while calling for action that trashes the morale of combat forces even more and places logistical burden on your chains for minimal strategic benefit. Tbh, you are very lucky there isn't a eugenics program like you want. Might end badly for you.
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No. 16118
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>>16114
Confederate prisoners make great mine detectors.
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No. 16122
>>16118
That move was less about mine clearance and more about mine deterrence. He knew that they wouldn't booby trap their own men, so he made it a choice between doing exactly that or putting up no traps. It's different to walking prisoners over mines just to clear them, and even more different from doing it to your own people.
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No. 16178
>>16005
It took me 3 days to realise that Forrest Gump is real.

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How are we able to actually see sizes of groups up to a certain threshold?

For example, when you would have to count bottles in crates, I bet that you will use groups of 3. You don't have to count that the groups are allways 3 items but know it pretty much apriori, even if we would use another model where you had to count randomly oriented spheres in a rather high packing fraction. Your only problem would be to get confused by the blurry boundary of your chosen group.

This got to be some kind of algorithm. With a group smaller than n where n is determined by your talent 'seeing' groups we are certainly able to kind of track sizes of item-groups, but when n gets bigger, we have a buffer overflow and have to start to count manually again.

How brain works???
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No. 16157
>>16153
Oh. Well.

I don't know shit about neurology, but I know something about pattern matching. Determining amount without counting is probably pure pattern matching.
You see a continuous blob in your vision, and there's a learned neural pathway somewhere that signals "blob -> object". Similarly, when you see several blobs, there's probably a pathway from your eyeballs that connects the neural structure in your mind that represents a number. So you see four blobs, and your mind immediately evokes "4" without thinking.

And I imagine you could extrapolate that to counting rows and columns as well. Unconscious multiplication, simply because seeing certain visual patterns immediately sends a signal to a part of your brain that holds certain numbers.

t. bullshit expert
At least, those are my observations from lifetime of playing video games, learning the game to the point where some blurry pixels in the corner of my vision activate a complex sequence of responses that would be impossible to do consciously that quickly. ("blurry group of pixels - flick hand towards it -> click -> headshot").

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>>16156
No it is not, my friend. It's just a really great meme. Never had any more laughs than about this soulfoul frog.

>>16157
Thank you, I'll check on it tomorrow.
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No. 16169
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>>16166
It was always a soulless shitty forced meme, like the plastic knockoff garbage made in China of memes, and was deliberately spammed by a few idiots who were so pathetically desperate in their lives that they recognized even their own e-culture was dead so they tried to force absolute senseless garbage. It came about at the exact moment KC was finally terminal. Somehow a bunch of the utter fuckwit cattle that came to inhabit the site kept using it. It survived for another 2-3 years purely on it's own inertia before admins finally put the site out of its misery. I actually personally use that as a warning sign that this person is an idiot or shitposter, nearly on the level of anyone saying "cuck" of being an idiot. To me personally, it is the perfect embodiment of the anti-EC: unoriginality, herd instinct, superficiality, embrace of stupidity. I have never saved that image.
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No. 16177 Kontra
>>16169
It's also the among the first widely used mene on EC/int/, along with other 'cancer' like big smile emotes and shitty acronyms.